What is EABHES accreditation?
“EABHES Accreditation is a system that schools implement to guarantee that a study programme is of high quality and that it is in accordance with European higher education standards.”
Why should I study in an EABHES Accredited Programme?
“Thanks to the quality control and monitoring processes of accreditation, you are guaranteed that you will be taught high quality updated contents by qualified teachers in accordance with current industry needs and trends. You are also guaranteed the best experience at the school because all the staff is trained to provide you with all the resources, tools and opportunities you will need for your studies, and also for your student life. EABHES accredited programmes strictly follow a student-centered system, which means that everything is arranged and organised in order for you to have the best learning experience and maximise your learning.”
How does EABHES Accreditation benefit me as a student?
“EABHES Accreditation benefits students in many ways. First of all, you are guaranteed high quality education, which is, of course, essential. Second, you will receive official academic transcripts and a diploma of accredited studies in accordance with European standards. These academic documents will be a great support for your future job applications and your applications for continuing your studies at another institution, whether at home or in another country. In other words, accreditation improves your employability and the possibilities of continuing your studies. Third, studying an EABHES accredited programme will allow you to have an international experience. This, together with our English language requirements, will make you a competent graduate and increase your chances of finding a job. In a world that is more and more interconnected, having an international profile is key, whether at home at a local company, at home at an international company or abroad, and EABHES accreditation boosts your international career. Last, you will be part of EABHES Alumni network, which will support you when applying for recognition of your diploma in another school for continuing your studies.”
What is the ECTS credit system?
“The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System, also known as ECTS credit system, is a system to measure learning so that you can easily show what you’ve learned and what your skills are. The credit value is established according to student workload and learning outcomes. In other words, credits reflect the amount of work you’ve done in order to learn the contents and achieve the goals of your study programme. 1 ECTS credit generally equals 25 to 30 hours of work. So, for example, if you’ve taken a course that has 6 ECTS credits, it means that you’ve worked from 150 to 180 hours to complete that course. Thanks to this numerical references, it’s easier for students to show what they already know when applying to study abroad programme or another degree at a different institution, or when applying for a job.”
How are ECTS credits advantageous for me during and after my studies?
“ECTS credits allows you to, on the one hand, accumulate credits to obtain qualifications and to document learning, which will be key when applying for jobs in your future; on the other hand, thanks to ECTS credits, you can transfer or continue your education at a different institution thanks to credit recognition and transfer. Remember that the ECTS system is recognised in all European countries and, more and more, by other countries outside of Europe. By looking at your academic transcripts and the credits you’ve earned, companies and schools will be able to learn what you know and what your skills and competencies are. In other words, your ECTS credits will increase your chances to get a job, whether at an international or local company at home, or abroad. Or, if you want to continue your studies, ECTS credit system will make it easier for you.”